Grandmaster Roc Raida

Legendary DJ and producer Grandmaster Roc Raida filled our lives with some of the best turntablism the game has ever seen thanks to body tricks, including crossfading with his shoulder blade.

As a member of the legendary X-Ecutioners, Roc Raida’s career lead him across the globe and back numerous times collecting awards and winning championship titles in the process.

Aside from DJing, Roc also produced for the likes of Big L, Fat Joe, Ghostface Killah, Jungle Brothers and Linkin Park.

Unfortunately, he passed away on September 19, 2009 due to cardiac arrest. From that day forward the music world has continued to embrace the work of Roc Raida as he left us with some unforgettable memories that are forever etched in our minds.

We take a look back and list out of five favorite Roc Raida sets:

5. Roc Raida at the 1995 Zulu Nation Battle


4. Roc Raida at Tableturns 2nd Anniversary

3. Lord Finesse vs. Roc Raida

2. Roc Raida at DMC World 1995

1. Roc Raida at DMC World 1996

To pay homage to Hip Hop DJ Legend & 1995 DMC World DJ Champion, FLüD watches has released the Tableturns Roc Raida Limited Edition watch. All proceeds go to support the late DJ's wife and children. 

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